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collection plate

noun
1.
plate (def 7).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • With all these people throwing their spare won into the collection plate, mega-churches have become big businesses.
  • Particles become saturated with charge and then move to a collection plate having the opposite charge.
  • Another example is the money a minister receives from his congregation by means of the collection plate.
  • The collection plate of opposite polarity then collects the particles.
  • What comes into the collection plate on one day is usually spent the next.
  • As particles migrate to the collection plate, they become entrained in the liquid and are removed with it.

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